Violence

Terrence Brathwaite was Barbados’ first reported shooting victim for 2018. He was 25 years old.¬†According to Barbados Today, the body of Brathwaite – who was missing for 3 days – was found in Silver Hill, Christ Church. During January 2017 there were was one murder: Romario Lewis who was 20 years old (the Nation reported…

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21-year-old Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne is the island’s latest murder victim to date. Alleyne, a cousin of Rihanna’s, was shot and killed on Boxing Day. Based on my count, the total number of murders for 2017 is at least 31 persons. The emphasis on my count is important because figures on the Nation and¬† Barbados Today…

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